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Lawrence E. “Larry” Thomas

(Thermopolis, Wyo.) – Lawrence E. “Larry” Thomas passed away August 30, 2013 in Thermopolis, WY after a short battle with kidney failure. Larry was born on August 12, 1933 at Papillion, Nebraska as Lawrence E. Zence and was left at an orphanage in Omaha, Nebraska when he was 18 months old. At three years of age he was adopted by Vern and Margaret Thomas.

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Civil Rights claim filed against Town of Shoshoni; Police brutality alleged in cat complaint arrest

(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – Mayor Scott Peters said he has no comment, nor will he have any comment on a claim alleging violations of civil rights lodged against the town for an incident alleging excessive use of police force. The complaint was filed in U.S. District Court in Cheyenne on July 26th by attorneys representing L. J. Faith. “It’s not a lawsuit, it’s only a complaint at this point,” Peters said.

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Shoshoni couple in National Horseshoe Pitcher’s World Tournament this week and next

(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – Two Fremont County residents are currently representing Wyoming in a World Class competition. Tim and Karen James, both of Shoshoni, are competing at the National Horseshoe Pitcher’s Association World Tournament in St .George, Utah.


Photo of the Day: Boysen Youth Fishing Derby, “We caught one”

(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – The Boysen Youth Fishing Derby was held Saturday at Boysen State Park and, according to reports, “lots of kids had a great time.” That certainly was the case for these two successful young fisher-kids, Madison, 7, and McKenna, 2, according to their mom Mindy Clancy. They held up a nice walleye they caught in the reservoir.
(Photo submitted by Mindy Clancy)